September 2023 – Vol. 25, Issue 5
Spider lifts (PDF, 972.6 KB)
Once the ultimate niche product for working at height, the spider lift is becoming an increasingly popular form of powered access, with a growing number of manufacturers offering machines with working heights now pushing 60 metres. We take a look at the market and some of the latest offerings.
September 2022 – Vol. 24, Issue 5
Spider lifts (PDF, 972.05 KB)
As spider lifts become a more mainstream rental product, the constant pace of development has gained more momentum as manufacturers adapt to maturing customer requirements. We take a look at some of the latest developments and innovations as well as profiling Italian manufacturer Easy Lift, which over the past few years has developed from a small ‘bit player’ in a niche sector to taking an increasingly significant role in the market.
October/November 2021 – Vol. 23, Issue 6
Spider lift (PDF, 872 KB)
The spider lift market has just about reached the stage where it’s changing from a niche product to a mainstream form of powered access. Leigh Sparrow takes a look at its history along with the latest products and trends for this ever growing market.
November 2020 – Vol. 22, Issue 8
Spider lifts (PDF, 956.29 KB)
Following the results from last month’s pulse survey of the tree care sector we take a look at why spider lifts are proving so popular with arborists as well as reviewing the latest spider lift products and features on the market. We also speak to a spider lift distributor and rental company for their insights into the sector.
November 2019 – Vol. 21, Issue 8
Spider lifts (PDF, 1.19 MB)
As each year passes, the spider lift becomes a more established concept and mainstream product for working at height. For some it has become the go-to product. The past few years has seen more manufacturers expand their ranges to include larger models most recently in the 30 to 35 metre range. We review the market and latest developments.